11 IU men’s and women’s basketball players sign NIL deals totaling $425,000

Ten Indiana men’s basketball players and one Indiana women’s basketball participant have signed Name, Image and Likeness deals with Hoosiers For Good, the non-profit group introduced Wednesday. The whole compensation will collectively attain $425,000 unfold among the many 11 players.

The latest IU men’s basketball signings embody freshmen Jalen Hood-Schifino, Malik Reneau, Kaleb Banks and CJ Gunnsophomores Tamar Bates and Logan Duncombjuniors Trey Galloway and Geronimo Jordanand seniors Xavier Johnson and Miller Kopp. Those 10 players be a part of star senior ahead Trayce Jackson-Davis and sixth-year ahead Race Thompson, who inked deals with Hoosiers For Good in April.

IU women’s basketball junior guard Sydney Parrish, who transferred from Oregon this offseason, rounds out the group’s 11-player summer time signing class. Parrish is the third IU women’s basketball participant to companion with Hoosiers For Good, together with senior ahead Mackenzie Holmes and fifth-year guard Grace Berger.

Wednesday’s announcement marks the second wave of signings for Hoosiers For Good, an NIL (*11*) that companions IU athletes with charitable organizations from across the state. In the spring, the group introduced its first 14 signings, totaling $470,000 in compensation, that included six IU soccer players, two IU men’s and women’s basketball players, and one IU softball participant, IU volleyball participant, IU women’s soccer participant, and IU swim and diving athlete.

According to the Hoosiers For Good web site, one among its fundamental objectives is to companion with pupil athletes that “will conceptualize, plan, and execute initiatives designed to lift consciousness for the Indiana charity of the coed athlete’s alternative. Hoosiers For Good will present the help wanted each to execute the initiatives and to develop the voice of the taking part pupil athlete. “

Members of the group’s management council embody former IU basketball star Calbert Cheaney and former IU women’s soccer standout Allison Jorden who function administrators, and former IU Athletic Director Fred Glass who helps with authorized parts. Tyler Harris, the manager director of Hoosiers For Good, spent 4 years working in IU’s Athletic Department, most not too long ago as an Associate Athletic Director who oversaw day-to-day operations of the Office of Compliance Services.

The group, which holds 501(c)(3) standing, begin partnered 25 IU athletes with 14 totally different charitable organizations, and is anticipating to announce one other signing class within the fall.

The partnerships for every of the 11 recently-announced players are as follows:

– Kaleb Banks and Logan Duncomb, Cancer Support Community South Central Indiana

– Tamar Bates and Miller Kopp, YMCA of Monroe County

– CJ Gunn and Jordan Geronimo, Warriors 4 Peace

– Trey Galloway, LittleStar ABA Therapy

– Jalen Hood-Schifino and Malik Reneau, Big Brothers Big Sisters of Central Indiana

– Xavier Johnson, A Kid Again

– Sydney Parrish, Riley Children’s Foundation

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